Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

April, 2003

Alcohol Awareness Month highlights dangers of abuse April 18, 2003 — About 18 million Americans have alcohol problems. For this reason the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence designated April as Alcohol Awareness Month in 1987. During this time, communities across the nation focus on the prevention and treatment of alcohol abuse. Just like in the civilian world, alcohol and drug abuse are issues that MORE
Recruits donate blood for troops overseas April 18, 2003 — To show support for the troops fighting overseas in the ongoing war against terrorism, more than 200 male and female recruits rolled up their sleeves and donated blood in a blood drive held at the WFTBn. chapel April 13. Army reservists and contracted civilians worked with Marines to coordinate the blood drive to rebuild the current blood supply MORE
Former Marines maintain 'legend of the drill instructor' April 18, 2003 — Two hundred and eighty-four former and current  drill instructors gathered at the Depot April 10-13, for the Parris Island chapter of the Drill Instructor Association's 26th annual reunion. Festivities for the reunion included a golf tournament, cadence-calling competition, picnic, banquet and the dedication of Crawford Hall. Former drill MORE
Automated targets, new firing points part of Khe Sanh facelift April 18, 2003 — In an effort to make the Khe Sanh Range a more effective training tool, WFTBn. is in the process of installing newly-upgraded firing points and self-moving targets. The project, which began April 4, is ahead of schedule for its Monday debut thanks to the hard work of the WFTBn. Marines. The newly upgraded range will include 16 firing points that MORE
Stress management classes available to Depot personnel April 18, 2003 — You know the symptoms. Your head hurts, you're not sleeping right, you don't feel well and, on top of all that, just about everything makes you crabby -- you're stressed out. But you're not alone. According to John Abney, Depot prevention specialist, everyone faces stress, and how you deal with it determines what affect it has on you. It's his job MORE
Dental technicians celebrate 55th anniversary April 18, 2003 — More than 100 sailors from the Naval Dental Center gathered to commemorate the 55th anniversary of the Dental Technician rating in a banquet at the Heritage Club April 11. Navy dental technicians have been performing duties as assistants in the prevention and treatment of dental diseases, and in the administration of dental facilities even before MORE

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